Movie-Con (2009) | Conventions, Film Festivals | Aug 15 - Aug 16, 2009

Empire Magazine and the BFI teamed up in 2009 to present an event called Movie-Con, a weekend of special events, genre film screenings and activities. Empire Magazine’s Movie-Con also featured exclusive footage from San Diego Comic-Con’s famed Hall H film panels. The event also featured surprise preview screenings, along with special guests, movie-related prizes and ….

Warner Bros. producer talks Justice League of America, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern movies and more

Collider has posted a detailed interview with producer Dan Lin, who helped steer films including The Departed, Terminator Salvation, Shorts, Sherlock Holmes. In it, he discussed Warner Bros.’ long-in-development Justice League of America and Wonder Woman film projects. It turns out that Wonder Woman may not be a film after all, but could be a ….

Win one of two copies of the Special Edition DVD or Blu-ray Editions of Terminator Salvation

Terminator Salvation debuts on Blu-ray as a three-disc set this Tuesday. Disc one houses the theatrical edition of the film and special features, disc two contains the extended director’s cut and BD-Live functionality, and disc three offers a digital copy of the film. PLEASE NOTE: To be considered to win this and all other contests, ….

Avatar star attached to futuristic comic-based crime thriller Last Days of American Crime

Sam Worthington – star of Terminator Salvation and James Cameron’s upcoming sci-fi epic Avatar – is attached to star in another sci-fi film titled The Last Days of American Crime, Variety reports. Based on Rick Remender’s comicbook of the same name, Last Days of American Crime will be released in January as a bi-monthly, three-issue ….

Johnny Depp in talks to play opposite Angelina Jolie in spy thriller The Tourist

Johnny Depp is now in negotiations to star with Angelina Jolie in Sony Pictures’ espionage thriller The Tourist, according to Variety, which Graham King’s GK Films is financing and distributing in association with the studio. Tim Headington, Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum and Jonathan Glickman are also attached to produce. Depp would play the role of ….

Invincible director set to helm XXX: The Return of Xander Cage

Ericson Core (Invincible) is set to direct XXX: The Return of Xander Cage, Columbia Picture’s third installment in the action franchise, with Neal Moritz and Joe Roth attached to produce, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Vin Diesel will return to the titular role of the rogue extreme sports athlete-turned-government agent, which he originated in the ….

Win one of five copies of crime drama Green Street Hooligans 2 – unrated director’s cut on DVD

In 2005, Lexi Alexander’s indie street brawler film Green Street Hooligans reached cult status. Now fans of the film will have the opportunity to see the next chapter in the story when Green Street Hooligans 2: Stand Your Ground debuts on an Unrated Director’s Cut DVD on August 25th. To celebrate the release, FilmFetish is ….

Charlize Theron and Sam Worthington to top-line French spy thriller remake

Charlize Theron (Monster) and Sam Worthington (Terminator Salvation, upcoming Avatar) have signed to star in Spyglass Entertainment’s thriller remake The Tourist, according to THR. Worthington is taking over the role previously meant for Tom Cruise. The pair will play the leads in the remake of the 2005 French spy thriller Anthony Zimmer, which was written ….

Win an X-Box 360 or a trip to the L.A. premiere of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra from 7-Eleven

In the vein of the merchandising the chain did for Terminator Salvation, 7-Eleven has now teamed up with Paramount Pictures to promote the August 7th release of the new action movie, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. At the center of the promotion is a G.I. JOE-themed true-blue Slurpee flavor called Liquid Artillery, four 22-oz. ….

Braveheart writer reworking 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea script

Disney has contracted Braveheart writer Randall Wallace to rewrite Captain Nemo: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, a new feature film based on the Jules Verne classic tale. Terminator Salvation director McG is attached to helm the film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wallace will rewrite a screenplay originally drafted by Bill Marsilii and Justin Marks. ….

More game images and info about the live-action James Cameron sci-fi epic Avatar surface

Additional images have been released from the game version of James Cameron’s first feature film since Titanic – namely Avatar, for the two of you who didn’t know. According to the Daily Telegraph, where the image above originates, producer Jon Landau also teased on how the game and film are being developed, saying that the ….